We provide complete estate services which can include entire estate clean outs. We will come to your location and pick up your quality items and return them to the gallery, where they will be categorized and sold via the internet. Onsite services are also available, which means we can sell your items right where they are. We can purchase your entire estate for a faster resolution if that is what you are looking for. We use our online auction site, which enables us to sell worldwide. We are always in need of items, so please contact us and let us know what you have. We are more than happy to help you out, especially in difficult times.
How it works
Sound Auction Service is dedicated to it's customers. We provide an honest and ethical approach to the auction industry. We provide a wide variety of services, which include the following.
1.-Online Estate Auctions
2.-Live Onsite Auctions
3.-Benefit Auction Service
4.-Storage and Lien Sale Auctions
We are able to take a single item or an entire home or business. We offer a free in person consultation without obligation. Give us a call at 360-339-3920 to schedule today.
We charge $2.00 per lot for cataloging.
Our commission is based on a sliding scale. It is on a per lot basis, meaning, whatever the sale price for that item or group of items. See the chart below. However, we do negotiate commission on high value items such as autos and equipment.
|Sale Price From ||To ||Sound Auction ||Seller Net % |
|$0.00 ||$25.00 ||40.00% ||60.00% |
|$25.01 ||$50.00 ||38.76% ||61.24% |
|$50.01 ||$75.00 ||37.51% ||62.49% |
|$75.01 ||$100.00 ||36.26% ||63.74% |
|$100.01 ||$250.00 ||32.50% ||67.50% |
|$250.01 ||$500.00 ||30.00% ||70.00% |
|$500.01 ||$750.00 ||28.33% ||71.67% |
|$750.01 ||$1,000.00 ||26.88% ||73.12% |
|$1,000.01 ||$2,500.00 ||22.75% ||77.25% |
|$2,500.01 ||$5,000.00 ||20.13% ||79.87% |
|$5,000.01 ||$10,000.00 ||17.26% ||82.74% |
|$10,000.01 ||$25,000.00 ||14.53% ||85.47% |
|$25,000.01 ||$50,000.00 ||12.26% ||87.74% |
As you can see, the better items get the better rates.
Pick Up Services
We do offer pick up of items within a large portion of Western Washington. Packing and loading is an everyday day thing for us. At your free consultation, we will determine the amount of man power and resources necessary to complete your job. Below is a list of the resources available.
1.-Box Truck 8'x10' - $50.00 per trip within Thurston County (additional fee for outside county)
2.-Box Truck with 6'x12' enclosed cargo trailer $100.00 per trip within Thurston County (additional fee for outside county)
3.-Box Truck with enclosed 8.5'x20' enclosed cargo trailer $150.00 per trip within Thurston County (additional fee for outside county)
4.-Any combination of the above is also available for large estate or businesses.
There is an hourly rate of $40.00 per man with a minimum of 1 hour.
All commissions and fees for pick up are taken from the gross sales of your items, so no money is needed up front.
What we don't take
2.-Particle board furniture
5.-Items of low value(garage sale left overs)
8.-Need I go on